US jeweller Martin Katz taps Prominent Brand + Talent to lead lifestyle brand plans

The American jewellery designer, Martin Katz has appointed Prominent Brand + Talent as the exclusive global brand representative for a new venture into the lifestyle brand space.

For over three decades, Katz has been recognised for creating international experiences spanning the famed Victoria’s Secret Black Diamond Fantasy Bra and Donna Karan’s million-dollar Golden Delicious frangrance bottle, to the Ray Ban sunglasses collaboration and more.

The new collaboration, however, will take Katz into the lifestyle space for the first time with the development of products across a range of categories including apparel, accessories, beauty, bridal, giftware, home decor, bedding, bath, electronics, spirits and wine, gourmet foods, and stationery.

Martin Katz retail stores will also launch to select cities around the world and hotel boutiques.

“I have enjoyed translating my vision for creating rare gemstones into a globally successful high jewelry business and have appreciated the opportunity to work with so many talented people over the years from the world of entertainment to heads of state and prominent business professionals,” said Katz.

“I look forward to working with Prominent Brand + Talent to share my aesthetic and artistic style with the launch of my new collection of affordable luxury products.”

 Prominent Brand + Talent’s Dan Levin and Steve Doctrow, added: “Martin’s new collection will embody his authentic style with products reflecting his mastery of both dazzling whimsy and elevated elegance, and we are thrilled to collaborate with him to build a lifestyle brand with best-in-class licensing and retail partners worldwide.”

“Over the course of his illustrious career, Martin has achieved literally billions of impressions globally with his celebrated jewelry worn by some of the most famous clientele, and we have no doubt his new line of lifestyle products will now be embraced by consumers who desire the unique MK style.”

 For more than 25 years on the Hollywood Red Carpet, Katz has bejeweled A-List celebrities, including Sharon Stone, Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock, Kim Kardashian, Kylie Jenner, Gigi Hadid and Nicole Kidman to name a few.

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